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Series
NOVA
Program
Tongues of Man, The
Program Number

416

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

World language. In part one of this two-part exploration of the diversity of world languages, NOVA examines how and why the bewildering confusion of languages came about. In part two of its two-part series on the diversity of language, NOVA explores how man has coped with the confusion of language and asks if the growing acceptance of English is the answer.

Duration

00:06:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Tongues of Man, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DE532AAB8C84BC1886EE24A645C0BE0.
MLA: “NOVA; Tongues of Man, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DE532AAB8C84BC1886EE24A645C0BE0>.
APA: NOVA; Tongues of Man, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DE532AAB8C84BC1886EE24A645C0BE0
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